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McKean Democrat (Newspaper) - May 31, 1923, Smethport, Pennsylvania Mikean countv5 Oliu Aukst who will y news pal Bill the Mont for Pijie Sitf Nazeni chata Plouh but one ought Democrat the Mir Inri 1111 in Fri Lila Sintil Liburt and Rural Multi an county than nor ranches l any other county in Arkly. It is input Oft i Alvr liar in i volume 47. Democrat publishers Smethport thursday May per year. Nix 22. Impressive ceremonies graced by id Eal weather conditions a perfect May Day marked the passing an other memorial Cay in Smethport yesterday. The entire Community with hundreds from out town cooperated to the Observance which was under tse auspices Bucktail Post Ameri can legion in Honor Mckenn Post no 347, g. A. R., an inspiring one. The ravages that harsh Foeman. Time have relentlessly thinned the ranks the local g. A. R., but the surviving heroes the treat civil conflict who did their bit in to preserve the unon entered actively into the sol emn ritual the Observance and a Large turnout the younger heroes the world War. With a firing squad participated in Tho memorial for departed heroes All wars. The Parade formed in front the court House and moved shortly is Tore clock under the direction Paul Hallstrom vice commander Bucktail Post american legion. The procession headed by the setup Orband playing a Dirge was composed automobiles convey ing the surviving members the g. A. And speakers and Bucktail Post 138, american lesion and other ser vice men Smethport boy scouts and the entire student body the Smith port schools followed foot. The procession moved Down main Street to Mechanic Street. Mechanic Street to Rose Hill Avenue and to Hill cemetery where the program was held the procession halted at the Mechanic Street Bridge where volleys were fired in Honor the nation Sinai Al heroes. A Large concourse citizens Assem bled at Rose Hill cemetery for the exercises. That Beautiful City the dead never presented a tranquil better appearance than yesterday. F. 13, Gallup. Esq., was the orator the occasion. V in the absence Bucktail com Mander . W. A. Ostrander vice commander the Hall Bloom capably performed the duties president the the program with music by the band. Following invocation by suddenly summons Frank Sartwell prominent resident sine Thurot residents were shocked by sudden death Frank c. Sartwell life Long resident this Borough at Erie list saturday evening. Or. Sartwell who had been in poor health for some Lime was visiting his Daugh Ter w. C. March it the time his death having been called to that City the previous week by the illness his daughter. On the evening his death . Sartwell went to St. Vincent s Hospi Tal to visit Bis daughter who is a surgical patient there and after Leav ing the Hospital had gone to the March Home and retired Early. Later in the evening . March went to the room occupied by . Sartwell and disco had come due to ered that death heart attack. Frank Sartwell was Horn in this Boro in september 1sgo, the son . And mrs. Roswell Sartwell Pioneer Resi dents this Section. The father was one the Early sheriffs Mckean county and was prominent throughout this Section the state. He was United in marriage to Clara Iron Ninn Bel Nikont it. Y., in Mixy 1892. Mrs. Sart Well s death occurred two years ago. Or. Sartwell was one Arnoth port s Best known and Titi Zena for Many years he was successfully Congi Ikid in Tho plumbing contracting business and was Active n town affairs. Lie Hart Creel Italy served As a member the Borough Council and was one the Early members the Smethport fire department. Having always taken a porn Monojit part in the affairs that organization. Frank Sartwell was a Manly Man the soul Honor who would make any sacrifice for a Friend. He was widely known and be Grive -1 the unknown Lvi War hero followed b y volleys by the firing squad commanded by Paul Denning. b. Esq., Lincoln s Gettysburg address and Fine musical selections one by the Smethport liana1 and several splendid male chorus under the direction j. Morrison were the program. The address by f. D. Gallup was a Fine tribute to the valor America s heroes All wars. After Eulogi zing the sacrifice and feats arms Arn Erica s departed heroes and praising the survivors . Gallup dwelt upon the greater sacrifice the War Moth loved by _ who knew him. 11 was _ not generally known that hip health had been Pron late As it characteristic his nature to Sny nothing his indisposition to those with whom he came in daily Contact. As a consequence news death. Coming with shocking suddenness saddened Smethport people. He was much concerned Over the outcome the illness daughter who had undergone an extensive surgical operation Friday and whose condition is regarded As critical. Jerry Bart id Hue advances arc Boink the Sazegar Jar company officers Buffalo looking a settlement Tho suits instituted against Thorn recently by stockholder in the com Pany residing in this Vicinity which Havet already been mentioned in the Democrat. X a the company has been in Betula during the past week interviewing Slock holders with a View settlement. What offer has been made the investors the Democrat is not informed. The Sazegar company was organized to manufacture a hermetically sealed Glass pres Evvi ing j Arnn the patents. The abandoned Plant the Pennsylvania stave company at be Luln. Together with forty Fine dwell ing houses were purchased by the company ant Tho work remodelling the factory into a Glass Plant was Star led Over two years ago. But work has dragged and consider Able work remains to make the Plant ready for Glass making. Hence the unreal the stockholders who demand action for the Money invested. Residents and business men be Tala desiring to make the town a permanent one after the passing him tiring operations up potato Creek subscribed liberally for Stock in the Industry which promised to be a spend id these citizens to the limit their resources. They Are now convinced that More than a reasonable length time has elapsed to Start manufacturing operations without any prospects action. This Thuv Are determined another. To secure Tho Slock holders have already secured a temporary injunction n against the oers the Yaegar company senators Reed and Pepper to visit Smethport will entertain distinguished visitors Friday inti Ning june 8 in Tho persons Pennsylvania s two in the United states Senate Hon. George w Barton Pepper Philadelphia and Hon. David a. Hoed Pittsburgh. Gentlemen will be accompanied by their wives. Both the popular senators have Many admirers in Mckean county who will to pleased to Greet them me can soil. Republican Bounty chairman Smith Kane has senators who been notified will make a that tour the several the Northern counties the state will spend the night in Kane and will leave the morning june 8th for Coudersport. The county chair Man and other he publican a will accompany the party through the county and will meet the senators in Warren the afternoon june 7th. The party will Dino in Warren and is scheduled to leave that City at 7 p. In., reach ing Kano at clock. Upon their arrival an informal reception will to details which will be perfected inter. Tho so no tors will slut their tour at Krie wednesday Juno g. The Pur pose the trip is to permit the Sena tors to become better a i United with i heir constituents in Sylvania. Kane and Smethport Are the Only scheduled stops the party in i he county. A Stop will to made in Sec la port for luncheon Friday noon june 8, ind chairman Smith is endeavouring to arrange for in informal reception at the county seat and possibly a Brief Stop in port Allegany which is the route to Coudersport. Pioneer Ford owner j. B. Rvl not 73-year-old, motor enthusiast King Street journeyed to Buffalo last thursday and returned piloting a new four door Ford Gednn. This machine. Ford s latest Model is . Orlatt s fourth car. He has been driving this input make machine since i fils when he purchased the first Mont Plant corporation will held Iii premi Soh tuesday. Jennri nrospe9ts Are that this in Junco Ever sold j rom a runs quirk Ion Tho. Betula Plant will be made son s Agency. Permanent pending development a series suits to be launched against House and barn Burn the company head. E. G. Potter esq., Smethport is looking after the in r e n Well As he was affectionately known j Teress Smethport and Betula Stock to tuna he to hundreds acquaintances was literally Salt the Earth. The remain were placed in a vault at brie until mrs. March who la loudly ill. Is Able to bring nein Here holders. As the Democrat understands the the impatient Stockhold ers they would be satisfied if company would Start manufacturing at Betula but with to Clara Ann f this old in Emily. Is marys kiwanis visit Road Rys a Between Raa the so improvement the Smethport and St. Mary ban an enthusiastic delegation the St. Marys kiwanis club which visited Smethport monday. The St. Marys boosters came to cars. He stressed the fact that women Smethport in motor cars. They were now possesses equal franchise with i welcomed by members the men and that she who fails to i port canopus club and other local exercise the Power the ballot gives men. Her to realize the fruits Victory j the kiwanis members took Noonday won by american the world la lunch it he Orand Central Hontol and demand a settlement with View getting their Money which surely is fair enough. Approximately has been paid in to the company for Stock and but a insignificant fraction this has been expended at Betula. The Sage a invention is a wonder Ful household article Ami there i no question but that the concern would develop a great business once the vacuum Jar was placed the Market. Sky Pilot committed to Warren Tho who knew w. E. Brewer f the alleghenies person ally have become familiar with his Good works among the woodsmen i splendid program follows at Coryville saturday afternoon at about 4 clock Sparks from a passing locomotive in item occupied by b. Ton in fat is located below Cory Ville at the Fork the Road. The House and barn and their contents were. Consumed but n fatalities occurred. Property am the Srnel port juvenile band which has been making splendid Progress in Flor the direction principal Stan icy Bright the Borough schools. Gave a splendid concert main Street at p. M., memorial Day and again appeared at an evening concert in. Tho bandstand the court House Square delighting a Largo Auto Lonco by the really Fine Grade Englc they produced. Smethport citizens were agree ably surprised at the evidences Progress the perfectly rendered con certs revealed. Upon Tho younger shoulders the juvenile mus Iclona Falls Tho task maintaining a band which is in Many respects the1 richest Possession any Community vein Tho to least a preen text in future. Tho older band which for several years hns provided the town with a series free out door summer concerts which have in Lall cil a lot , hard work in the preparation sweltering hot nights in close insulted quarters Are now prepared to step aside confident that the younger band in to carry n. The older music fans several whom have made their musical train ing a Means Livell Liport with profess ional bands which Are Well known throughout the. Nation at Largo and who Are now vitally interested in Smethport s welfare have in Tho past their Efto Tajo maintaining a band in Smethport without recompense with the Solo idea boosting Tho town having seen the practical demonstration inestimable Honey its brought to hundreds communities throughout Tho country by Good hands playing a regular schedule out door concerts which bring crowds out town residents into town concert nights. In gradually relieving themselves to Burden self imposed Malta in no a band in Smethport and trans Ferring the Load onto younger should ers which have demonstrated their competency to Bear it the older my Slinns pro at least secure in their own conscience that there has been no abatement at any time their con Stant to furl Fly Smethport a. Splendid generous portion the bankruptcy Sale huge Clermont tile factory a Sale in bankruptcy All machinery equipment and. Took Ilu Clay products co., comprising the huge Olor Lvii be Juno 12, the Sale is by order John Clay trustee Clermont and the auctioneers Are Samuel t. Freeman co., Philadelphia. The property listed for Sale the Largo factory and mine and machinery equipment and mules 22 workmen s dwellings superintendent residence hotel and furnishings farms barn and an Assembly . A stated in Tho Democrat some time ago bankruptcy proceedings Wero voluntarily taken by the International company to expedite a reorganization Tho company and John Clay the tinclent superintendent Tho Cler Nikont Plant was made receiver for the entire Chain International company for the Eastern District the United status. To is Tho Tyllo in Biness was never in More flourish ing condition that at the present time and that Tho International company which is the largest concern its kind country will emerge from considerable. ass graduation commencement exercises the can ssh 1923. H. S., will to held it Tho Smethport thursday evening Juno 7th. The Coin men Cement Ora lion will lie delivered by Rev a. H. Cor Mink Pasitor the first Presny the rift Church Binghamton a. Diplomas will he presented to then the Olaks. The Pennsylvania through Reading his adventures will be sort Denord to Arthur Gregson. Sunshine and Blumenthal Tho present readjustment bettor pre pared to realize from Tho present mar Ket demand for Clay products and that Tho activities the company s num Erous plants will to in no mannes. Affected Auto Accident Bradford Road Clarico Parks Braford and Well known Here ran his Rod roadster into the ditch near Tho old Warron Moore construction Camp the Bradford Road saturday night and when to at tempted to extricate the Cor from the flitch the. Rear wheels caught upon some obstruction and the car turned completely Over alighting Back the pavement right Side up. Miraculous to relate Parks escaped from the Ter a lilo crash unhurt but Tho car was badly damaged in the process Loop no Tho Loop. Cost Grade hand music ass their forming a civic duty which has been rather in the nature a colourless labor love they have sought no Praise glory and their Reward has been exactly what they sought. The younger band has the advantage the inspirational zest the Possession youth brings which will make its continued development now that the gruelling training has been passed its surreal in some splendid musical Talent is displayed in the membership. They will furnish Forest f1re8 at Clermont late saturday afternoon. Travelling lame protector k. Hogarth took eleven men from Smethport into Tho x 31ormont Region where they Success ully battled three Forest fires. All Tho fires were burning simultaneously and were located five mile run Smith run and at the a Penway school head red mall this Region Largo blazes a Fri girls Hurt in Auto crash a Chevrolet car driven by f Nick off Stetson Keystone and a Ford driven by Oscar Anderson Crosby who was Enro Ute from Norwich to from now with a High Smethport collided head in front i Ade Musin for nil occasion a i Tho Keystone House in Betula saturday night about clock both cars being damaged Bradford Man held miss Mable Fridley Norwich and seriou8 charge resale Smith Crosby who were Harry Llin Riding in the Anderson car were Sawyer cily tinned Job was brought to i thrown through the Windshield knit port so Fly Antl lodged in the Illg Hting in the rond. Both receiving War and to make peace permanent Fulup s oration was Effort expressed flue patriotic i question that Smethport would he in the clarity j Azimou sly in favor such Road in reasoning for which this Well known Provo ment. Which is certainly needed. Speaker is no do. His Kontir rent were j the following St. Larys men mane from which institution he told by die Lillic Rirl Llma Kendall face. Smih Reni cd a bad Cut tank Lier into a Horn whore he attempt the Coso and her Etc was Cut and 1 a missioner William Thomas f. E. was brought Hore Tho week myrrh we l always ten is Gorni ont. Editor the blk 5tli. Or. 15rowor for mod to mend in j . County Lennder intr Herl j. Body time hut it notice Essny a review the t Sou. Drar that h is mind Vns to Pom me1 weak firing volleys Anft the sounding Mim Hows. Joseph Wiesnor. If. J. As he frequently complained i a no no trying to Horn Hon up and body from this time but it was notice a essay a review die Progress Tor two weeks confinement 71ustor St presbyterian Church h was then decided to take him Toj Hamton n. T. Appreciated by the Large audience. Trip to Smethport county com the county Home it Rmel por Nurt he i can t to Heah me in ill. Cavo the exercises Btl Tail Post in Honor departed world War heroes comrades clan rip Heinlein and Keith county Gazette Conder intr Herl Pratt were conducted including the a. , c. D. Perry. William 1st Honor. Presentation a. Int to must vet Hack to St Mcholme president Board Kcal Coloso watch kept upon him list a Ratiram. Of irly monday morning May 34th. He managed to a Srope into the Woods. Tie. I Wop without shoes and scantily Rind Oil to a Pault her. The was Given a hearing i Foro Bustier Brooks Bradford i bound to june court without to his Hmann is Silver Springs bruised. Taps by Popi bugler. Alford Bush the exercises closed with Benedict land Edward Wiltman. Medicine and bongs Ion by the Rev. Arthur Ore Sori Crosby band delights surviving members the Mclean Post. O. A. It. One time one the largest posts in this Section Are col. Allen. H. A. Burlingame. ,1. C. Cunningham. A. W. Col prove. H. George w. King and Emil thamm. And he John Michael Herzog Donth suing Nentl John tvs Iraci her a i cd Fri Farmers Valley clock last evening i who lived the great Sente his lire a farm near Marshall Norman i Larf to in. S a Quint a fi.1- Holomon Izral monday. Mary 21st. It o., hearers Tho Crosby band arrived in Rort from Hazel Hurst lost Exen ing and rendered a Fine mus Cril program in front the grand Central hotel main Street. The Nerhy was a tour several Fin rounding towns to advertise a allegiance Day to be fittingly celebrated in Valley a. Man most. Allege once he. Observed in and loves a wide hmm Thorl june m. On the court i to mourn his pass Arthur Oregon. House Lawn at Bocc Laurate ser Morv next sunday in nil eco to to present. The Jap survived by his wife and threes Sermon will will consist Dri is by i c and his wonder intr his feet i a Livi i cd to Chr by . Werr Ler rely rut info to old break j it the episcopal Church the dons not per a cil Grove. In his a in was la rented. Since hat j Sund in evil no it 7 p. Omit per clips they will i inc services were. Helix Timo his Coni lotion hns by n Tor Nirh close for the sum to held in the four mouse. Don t thursday. 3ist it 2 i. M., Rev. Hal which will consist music drills i Cortro Herzing . John the children and a Splon old Gwyn and Ivan it Crosby Friday for the Benefit the Fitzer Ernold s orches ably worse and Taylor that. Due to pm Ili ies f patents his Apo to Virron the who to Hong a ire thursday. When so the n Orr non. Well Smith port Young Man. Hriar was a valued Loyee f Tho Bell Telephone co. And is n known Rind popular Young lady . Or. . A became Tho Bride tra. Of hns lion to play senior class girls play wednesday night forgot Tho into. June 14th. And a Arthur Grei Roii from the poly car it for. Niu Mij uni Litton Rind tier girls the senior c-3n99 will to former Mckenn county present Fern less it the ranch to porno to Mol Henrt in to family Home it Farmers j Alley Ovenin. us Nesci nolo. Plod to interment was made at the Smith null Orinoco. To our Rountry and our cemetery at Farmers Valley. Fins. I Roro a h this fling -arr.As a Happy Surprise the Many friends. He is a Aftung an. Or. And mrs. will make their Homo Here inter in the reason. Tho Democrat extends it he St f the Happy couple. Or. Norman returned tar the . Which will in held doctors Hamilton and cd nil Jcu. The girls tit the senior clash will Monument for Hon. The Tlell that town. To former Mckenn county pm in present Mir Fern less c it the h Arnett Farren studholme pm hand. Was two were sin Monod throw evening. June the miss Hartnett. Daughter i k a Tui Holme left wednesday and years has Maile strides t rsm nod to sixth a clock for the Benefit . Anil mrs. Ten Rutnett company with his Brothers. Cordon under the direction vote ran i Lap thursday. Of Tho senior class incl the athletic j Kenn ave., 71rndford was United in i studio Leif por Allegany and and teacher k. V. Barb our the sky Pilot Orn near ass relation. The general admission to Ira Iluf Falo red Hosino Ocean will to to t hands Man Tho Dohoo Tio a. Ngo and wiil fifty roots Wiio those will morning. The ceremony was where a. Monu Lions play re a sol Enrid . With Winro Riovo d a Arnitt a no ichor reserved i forum a Hen a. W. Cole Wili be unveiled in memory snap and precision and Rte Irh Tarj the i missionary which a Warnert tickets it ppm Only flak cents each. Out i will father Hon studholme. For Many i3rpe crowd Smethport citizens who j Famo for him All through this

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